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mercury bichloride \mercury bichloride\
the compound (HgCl2
) consisting of two atoms of chlorine
united with one atom of mercury. Also called bichloride of mercury
, mercuric chloride
, corrosive sublimate
. It is used as “a topical antiseptic
and disinfectant for inanimate objects”
. --Stedman's 25th
(k?r-r?"s?v), a. [Cf. F. corrosif.]
1. Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing,
changing, or destroying the texture or substance of a
body; as, the corrosive action of an acid. “Corrosive
--Grew. “Corrosive famine.”
2. Having the quality of fretting or vexing.
Care is no cure, but corrosive. --Shak.
(Chem.), mercuric chloride, HgCl2
called because obtained by sublimation, and because of its
harsh irritating action on the body tissue. Usually it is
in the form of a heavy, transparent, crystalline
substance, easily soluble, and of an acrid, burning taste.
It is a virulent poison, a powerful antiseptic, and an
excellent antisyphilitic; called also mercuric bichloride
. It is to be carefully distinguished from
calomel, the mild chloride of mercury.